Center for Community Health

Teen Health and Success Partnerships

StudentsThe URMC Teen Health and Success Partnership works with Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC), a nationally recognized youth development program. HW-SC increases graduation rates within the Rochester City School District. The University of Rochester (UR) offers employment opportunities for the young adults who are part of the HW-SC program.

Prospective and participating youth must be at least 16 years old and enrolled in the Rochester City School District. To learn more visit:  Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.

About the Partnership

This partnership provides opportunities for Rochester's youth to develop hands-on job skills, while at the same time laying the foundation for future employment and career development within health care, research, and academic settings. The partnership provides long-term advocacy, academic resources, life skills development, and job training. The UR is proud to have among its workforce so many motivated, productive and responsible young adults who share a strong work ethic.

HW-SC young adults employed at the UR have access to the following resources. For more information, contact Kim Muratore, Program Manager.

  • Free Tutoring
  • Career Shadowing
  • Monthly Enrichments
  • Academic and Career Coaching
  • College Preparation
  • Wellness Programs
  • Volunteer Opportunities